How does Georgia law define child molestation?

01/03/2007 - Category:Criminal - Minors - State: GA #61

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How does Georgia law define child molestation?

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A person commits the offense of child molestation when he or she does any immoral or indecent act to or in the presence of or with any child under the age of 16 years with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of either the child or the person. A person commits the offense of aggravated child molestation when such person commits an offense of child molestation which act physically injures the child or involves an act of sodomy. If you or someone you know is the victim of child molestation, please go to the following website:
www.gachildadvocate.org

You can also contact the office of the Georgia Child Advocate by calling toll free 1-800-254-2064.



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01/03/2007 - Category: Minors - State: GA #61

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